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Benicio Del Toro

Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-1990s as one of the most watchable and charismatic character actors to come along in years. A favorite of film buffs, Del Toro gained mainstream public attention as the conflicted but basically honest Mexican policeman in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic (2000). Benicio was born on February 19, 1967 in San Germán, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

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Sicario Alejandro
Traffic Javier Rodriguez
The Usual Suspects
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy The Collector


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 2018 Sicario: Day of the Soldado (completed)
Alejandro Gillick
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (post-production)
The Collector
  The Corporation (announced)
Jose Miguel Battle, Sr.
 2018 Escape at Dannemora (TV Mini-Series)
Richard Matt
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Richard Matt
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Richard Matt
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Richard Matt
- Episode #1.8 (2018) ... Richard Matt
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Richard Matt
 2015 Le Petit Prince
The Snake (voice)
 2015 Sicario
 2015/I A Perfect Day
 2014 Inherent Vice
Sauncho Smilax, Esq
 2014 Escobar: Paradise Lost
Pablo Escobar
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy
The Collector
 2013 Thor: The Dark World
The Collector (uncredited)
 2013 Jimmy P.
Jimmy Picard
 2012 Savages: The Interrogations (Video short)
 2012 Savages
 2010 Somewhere
Celebrity (uncredited)
 2010 The Wolfman
Lawrence Talbot
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video)
Kid Sitting on Car (segment "La Isla Bonita") (uncredited)
 2008 Che: Part One
Ernesto Che Guevara
 2008 Che: Part Two
Ernesto Che Guevara
 2007 Things We Lost in the Fire
Jerry Sunborne
 2005 Sin City
Jackie Boy
 2003 21 Grams
Jack Jordan
 2003 The Hunted
Aaron Hallam
 2001/I The Pledge
Toby Jay Wadenah
 2000 Traffic
Javier Rodriguez
 2000 The Way of the Gun
Harold Longbaugh
 2000 Snatch
Franky Four Fingers
 1997 Joyride
Detective Lopez
 1997 Excess Baggage
 1996 The Funeral
 1996 The Fan
Juan Primo
 1996 Basquiat
Benny Dalmau
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
- Good Housekeeping (1995) ... Paco
 1995 The Usual Suspects
 1994 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- The Bribe (1994) ... Bill
 1994 China Moon
Lamar Dickey
 1993 Fearless
Manny Rodrigo
 1993 Huevos de oro
El amigo de Miami (as Benisio Del Toro)
 1993 Money for Nothing
Dino Palladino
 1992 Christopher Columbus: The Discovery
Alvaro Harana (as Benicio del Toro)
 1991 The Indian Runner
 1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (Video)
Kid Sitting on Car (segment "La Isla Bonita") (uncredited)
 1990 Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series)
Caro Quintero
- Part 3 (1990) ... Caro Quintero
- Part 2 (1990) ... Caro Quintero
- Part 1 (1990) ... Caro Quintero
 1989 Licence to Kill
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee
Duke the Dog-Faced Boy
 1987 Private Eye (TV Series)
- Blue Movie (1987)
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
- Everybody's in Show Biz (1987) ... Pito (as Benicio Deltoro)
 1987 Madonna: La Isla Bonita (Video short)
Kid Sitting on Car
 1987 Shell Game (TV Series)
- The Upstairs Gardener (1987) ... Pedroza
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Other Works:

Wrote foreword for "Kaneto Shindo - Life Is Work: Kaneto Shindo and the Art of Directing, Screenwriting, and Living 100 Years Without Regrets" by Ken Provencher and Maria Lida. See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 11 Articles | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Benisio Del Toro | Benicio Deltoro | Benicio del Toro


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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I like anything that's three-dimensional, anything I can believe in - even if it's fantastic, surreal or from another planet. See more »


Is one of five Oscar winners - for Best Supporting Actor in Traffic (2000) - to play a character that spoke mostly in a foreign language. Most of his dialog was in Spanish. The other are Sophia Loren, Robert De Niro, Roberto Benigni and Marion Cotillard. See more »


Frequently portrays dark, tragic characters See more »



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